Università di Bologna - University of Bologna
for Political Science: Prof. Dr. Flügel-Martinsen
for Sociology: Tabea Koepp
Language of instruction: Italian. Some courses are offered in English, and a few study programs are given completely in English. Based on the Common European Frame of Reference (CEFR), the minimum desirable level of language proficiency is A2 for Italian and B1 for English. Although A2 is permitted, higher levels of proficiency in Italian are especially recommendable, because the English course offering is usually limited.
Study cycle: Bachelor and Master
Erasmus+ partner: Scuola di Scienze Politiche (School of Political Science)
General information: Founded in the 6th century, Bologna is a university city in northern Italy where important monuments from various historical periods can still be found today. The University of Bologna was founded in 1088, making it the oldest university in Europe. With more than 84,000 students in 33 faculties, it is the most popular institution of higher learning in Italy, and its 273 partner insitutions for international exchange contribute to its international study environment. The university infrastructure is multi-campus with the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences located on the Campus di Forlì in the center of the city.
Course offerings: Our Erasmus+ Partner in Bologna, the Scuola di Scienze Politiche at the University of Bologna, offers a great number of study programmes.Among them are
the following international course programmes:
NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.
- BA/MA International relations and diplomatic affairs (Eng.)
- MA International cooperation on human rights and intercultural heritage (Eng.)
- MA Politics Administration and Organization
- MA Sociology and Social Work
- MA Interdisciplinary research and studies on Eastern Europe (Eng.)
- MA International relations (Eng.)
The School of Political Science offers various study programmes and a separate course offering for exchange students. Inform yourself which courses are applicable to you as Erasmus+ student. You can find detailed descriptions on programmes for exchange students as well as a complete course catalogue and the English course offer on the website of the school.
Bielefeld University and the University of Bologna also offer a Double Degree MA Sociology. Further information on the study programme and apllication is available here.
Study terms: The winter semester starts regularly in mid September and ends in mid-February. The summer semester starts regularly in mid-February and ends at the end of July. Exams are held respectively in January/February or June/July.
Other information: The University of Bologna offers a wide range of services to assist exchange students in obtaining insurance, finding accommodation, and registering for language courses or welcome days. There is also a Buddy Programme for international students and a service of accommodation portal for exchange students, technically similar to AirBnB. The university rents student accommodation in Forlì and holds cooperative agreements with private renters. The Campus in Forlì has a very good infrastructure as well as a lively and active student environment with sports, music and cultural events. The Erasmus+ Student Network (ESN) organizes activities regularly. Additional information for exchange students is available on the university’s website in the area International.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Aktuell bieten wir eine online Sprechstunde an. Bitte kontaktiert uns zum Termin vereinbaren per Mail an firstname.lastname@example.org
// At the moment we are offering online office hours. Please contact us to make an appointment by mail to email@example.com
Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2020/21 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2020/21 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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